Get your MangoMania on!

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

MangoMania Tropical Fruit Festival

July 30–31, 2011

German-American Social Club

2101 Pine Island Rd

Cape Coral, Florida 33910


Hours: Saturday 10 a.m – 7 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Admission: Adults $6, advanced purchase $5 (FREE under 10)

July 30 & 31 is the 15th annual MangoMania Tropical Fruit Festival. The star of this 2-day event is the locally-grown Pine Island mango. With crafts, recipe contests, FREE mango tasting tables, activities, games and rides for the kids what’s not to love at this awesome fruit fair. Plus don’t forget to meet the Mango Queen!

Learn more about the MangoMania Tropical Fruit Fair

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Attention seasonal renters: Are you a food lover?

Friday, April 8th, 2011
Food Lover's Festival

Photo by QUENTIN ROUX, Naples News Staff

Join others this Sunday at the Taste of Marco, where you’ll sample local cuisine while supporting the Greater Marco Island YMCA.
Over 23 local restaurants are participating from 11:00-5:00pm. Don’t miss your chance to nosh this weekend: Esplanade, 760 N. Collier Blvd.
To finish out your day, journey over to the Naples Pier to enjoy a beautiful sunset.

As a seasonal renter make sure to check out our other April Calendar of Events.

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You’re opportunity is here to see real Spanish Treasure!

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Have you always wanted the chance to see actual sunken Treasure? At Lover’s Key State Park, between Bonita Beach and Fort Myers Beach, this Friday, March 18th, interested folks will get a chance to learn about the famous Atocha Spanish Galleon found off the Florida coast and its incredible cache of sunken treasure. See actual treasure recovered from the wreck, don’t forget to bring your pirate patch!

Check out for more information on the Treasures of the Atocha.

More March Calendar of Events for Southwest Florida.

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Don’t miss the Naples Boat Show!

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Naples Boat Show

Check out new and used boats and RVs at the Naples Boat Show in downtown Naples, Florida this weekend.  While leisurely perusing the water and land craft, don’t miss the variety of vendors, Kids Corner, live music and good food provided by Texas Tony’s BBQ Shack (Saturday and Sunday). Also, keep an eye out for Edgar Hansen from the TV show Deadliest Catch, who will be there to meet everyone and to sign autographs. A fun weekend for the family.

Date: January 27, 2011 – January 30, 2011
Admission: $10 Adults; Kids Free; Free parking
Hours: 10 am – 5 pm
Address: 100 Goodlette-Frank Rd. S. Naples, FL 34102
Contact: 239-682-0900

February is just around the corner, send SelectDwelling your Southwest Florida event and we’ll promote it in our monthly Calendar of Events.

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Great Dock Canoe Race: The theme changes but the spirit doesn’t.

Friday, April 16th, 2010

2010 Great Dock Canoe RaceThe 34th Annual Great Dock Canoe Race on Naples Bay is happening on May 8th. Canoeists of all skill levels join in the fun by paddling the 3-mile waterfront course. Come cheer on the participants and enjoy a great event for the community. Trolley service available every 15 minutes to and from designated parking areas.

Theme: Let The Games Begin!
Beneficiary: Lighthouse of Collier

2010 Great Dock Canoe Race
Crayton Cove, Naples
12th Ave South and 8th St. South on Naples Bay
239-594-8875 or 239-261-4191
Photo courtesy of the Great Dock Canoe Race

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What does the City of Palms Park and 8,000 people have to do with March 4th, 2010?

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Boston Red Sox Spring Training Fort Myers, FloridaMajor League Baseball spring training in Fort Myers, Florida. The season begins with the Minnesota Twins taking up the bat against the beloved Boston Red Sox. Do we sound biased? That’s because we are! Standing room as low as $10 per person. Just another great reason to rent a seasonal condo in Fort Myers, Florida. Rent this Winter Getaway in Fort Myers today!

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Punta Gorda Wine & Jazz Festival

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Photo courtesy of Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce

Punta Gorda’s Wine & Jazz Festival will be here soon. Do you have your tickets? Spend the day eating good food and sampling fine wine, all while listening to fabulous jazz musicians Mindi Abair and Peter White. The festival hours are from 1 p.m – 6 p.m. What is sure to be a grand time, you will not want to miss this outdoor celebration!

Punta Gorda Wine & Jazz Festival 2010
Saturday, February 20, 2010
Laishley Park
Punta Gorda, Florida

Interested in other festivals or shows? Check out our upcoming events in Southwest Florida.

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4 Things to do in Southwest Florida during the Holidays

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

The winter season has finally arrived. You’ve escaped the cold, you’ve checked-in to your condo rental, you’ve unpacked… now what?

It’s time to experience the holidays Florida style. Here are four things to do in Southwest Florida during December. If you want more ideas for you and your family, make sure to check out our calendar of events section.

1. See a Show
“Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some)” at the Schoolhouse theater in Sanibel Island.
Dec. 15-31st
2200 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, Florida 33957
Admission: $30 adults, $20 children 16 and under

2. Watch a Parade
Christmas Island Style Street Parade
Dec 15, 6:30 PM
San Marco Road
Marco Island, Florida
Admission: Free

3. Buy a Holiday Gift
14th Annual Downtown Naples New Year’s Weekend Art Fair 
Dec. 26-27th
5th Avenue South
Naples, Florida
Hours: 10AM – 5PM
Admission: Free

4. Celebrate the Ball Dropping
Fort Myer’s New Year’s Eve countdown in downtown.
Dec. 31, 8PM-1AM
The River District Streets
Fort Myers, Florida
Admission: Free

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Naples Winter Wine Festival 2010

Monday, October 19th, 2009

If you love wine and fine food and find yourself in a charitable way, the Naples Winter Wine Festival is right around the corner. Celebrating it’s Tenth Anniversary January 29-31, 2010, the wine festival brings together some of the finest vintners and exceptional chefs in a 3 day wine and food auction to benefit the Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF).

Although admission to the auction is on the high end, the auction is extremely successful—raising 11 million dollars for NCEF in 2009. Want to get involved? Consider volunteering and to be part of this exceptional foundation.

Celebrity chefs have already been announced, check out the Naples Winter Wine Festival site for more details on this much anticipated event!

Naples Winter Wine Festival 2010
January 29-31, 2010
Naples, Florida
Toll Free: 888-837-4919